Ignatian spirituality and its focus on going green

Catholic News features the Church of St Ignatius in this series on parish communities.The Church of St Ignatius serves about 6,500 parishioners every weekend.Jared NgHelping to create a sustainable earth deserves the attention of everyone. Reasons for going green include protecting wildlife to curbing the effects of global warming. So important is this subject that [...]

Chancery Notice – 1 June 2018

Banns of Ordination The following Seminarian Bro. Gabriel Wong Feixiang will be called to the Order of Deacons on 25 July 2018 at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour (OLPS) by His Grace, Archbishop William Goh DD. The publication of this banns fulfils the canonical requirement, can. 1051 2. Catholics are obliged to [...]

Jesuit leader visits S’pore, discusses issues facing Church

Fr Arturo Sosa met with Jesuits and their lay collaborators during his first visit to this part of the worldFr Arturo Sosa meeting parishioners of the Jesuit-run Church of St Ignatius after Mass.By Fr Gregory Tan, SJIt was an exciting time for the Jesuits of the region and their partners in mission as Fr Arturo [...]

Obituary

Fr Alphonsus Dominic’s mother called to the LordMrs Agnes Dominic nee Joseph, mother of Fr Alphonsus Dominic, has passed away. She was 69. The wake begins today, 5 July 2017, at Casa Maria of the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The church is located at 1259 Upper Serangoon Rd, Singapore 534795. [...]

Chancery Notice – 18 July 2016

Archbishop William Goh DD will be away in Krakow, Poland, from 19 July to 3 August 2016. His Grace will be leading the Singapore Archdiocesan contingent to World Youth Day (WYD) 2016. The delegation leaves tonight. WYD is a time of celebration with the Holy Father. Thousands of young people around the world come together [...]

Catholic Youth Day – an event filled with prayer, celebration

It was a time of joy and praise as young Catholics of Singapore celebrated Catholic Youth Day.Organised by the Office for Young People (OYP), the July 2-3 event attracted about 2,000 participants.The theme, Once No People, Now God’s People, was chosen in hopes of promoting a deeper sense of belonging to one Church as well [...]

Learning about Ignatian spirituality to prepare for WYD

Fifty-eight people attended a 24-hour retreat as part of their spiritual formation for World Youth Day (WYD) in Poland in July.They were introduced to the Magis – Latin for “more” or “better” programme – which they would be participating in Poland before the official start of WYD.The June 24-25 retreat, organised by the MAGiS WYD [...]

A special book for Bible Sunday

To celebrate Bible Sunday, which falls on July 10 this year, the Archdiocesan Biblical Apostolate will be publishing a book titled, Jesus, the Living Word, Speaks. The book will be given away free in all parishes as a means to celebrate Bible Sunday. The aim is for Catholics to treasure the gift of the Word [...]

‘Solidarity’ fair to help nuns find new homes

Religious congregations in Singapore are joining hands to raise funds for two of their communities in need of a new home.They will be selling food and drinks at a carnival on July 31 to raise money for the Daughters of St Paul and Cenacle Sisters. The two congregations have to vacate their current premises at [...]